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Old 12-11-2010, 09:14 AM
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Hi Guys, I'm going to Meriden, CT from NYC. Can you tell me about the best and cheapest way?!

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Old 12-11-2010, 10:29 AM
Location: Fairfield County, CT
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I know that Amtrak has trains that run from NY Penn Station to Meriden. I'm not sure if there is a bus.
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Old 12-12-2010, 04:44 PM
Location: Franklin, TN
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You could drive to New Britain. Peter Pan bus leaves from Jimmy's Smoke Shop to NYC. The website is Peter Pan Bus
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Old 12-13-2010, 06:36 AM
Location: Connecticut
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Like mlassloff said, the easiest option is probably the Amtrak train, which is showing up on the website as about $35 from Meriden to Penn Station. If you're really desperate for a cheaper option, you could also book an Amtrak ticket from Meriden to New Haven for $5 and then take an off-peak Metro-North train from New Haven to Grand Central for $14 (depending on the timing, you might end up on a peak train, which is $18.50). This will add some extra time to your journey, though, as you would need to buy another ticket and wait for the next train to go from the station.
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